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Louis Edmonds (I) (1923–2001)


Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he studied at Louisiana State University and the Carnegie Institute Of Technology. During WWII, he served in the Navy. His career was started in New York, acting in regional and Off-Broadway Theatre until his Broadway debut in the musical, "Candide" in 1956. Edmonds stage role in "The Importance of Being Earnest" ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Roger Collins / Edward Collins / Joshua Collins / Opening Voiceover / Daniel Collins / Brutus Collins / Ghost of Daniel Collins / Ghost of Joshua Collins / Amadeus Collins / Edward / Ghost of Amadeus
(1966-1971)
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Travel agent
(1968)
Search for Tomorrow
Search for Tomorrow Carl (1979)
(1951)
House of Dark Shadows
House of Dark Shadows Roger Collins
(1970)

Filmography

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 1997 Next Year in Jerusalem
Grandfather
 1980 The Exterminator
CIA Chief
 1972 Your Money or Your Wife (TV Movie)
Fair
 1966-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Roger Collins / Edward Collins / Joshua Collins / ...
- Episode #1.1231 (1971) ... Brutus Collins / Opening Voiceover
 1969 Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon (TV Movie)
Commodore Nicholas Blaise
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Travel agent
 1967 Come Spy with Me
Gunther Stiller
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Karlo
 1963 Camera Three (TV Series)
Critic
- The Image of Pope (1963) ... Critic
 1962 Cyrano De Bergerac (TV Movie)
The Meddler
 1961 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
Prince Ernest
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Hank Lawrence
- The Woman Across the Hall (1961) ... Hank Lawrence
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Marcel Roget
- Turn the Key Deftly (1960) ... Marcel Roget
 1958 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series)
Rick Hampton (1962)
 1951-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Martin Andras
- We Haven't Seen Her Lately (1958) ... Martin Andras
- Enraged (1951)
 1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Faust '57 (1957)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Second Visitor
- Visit to a Small Planet (1955) ... Second Visitor
 1954 King Richard II (TV Movie)
Bagot
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Carl (1979)
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(February 26 to March 22, 1964) He acted in Ronald Millar's adaptation of C.P. Snow's novel, "The Affair," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Ned Beatty, Robert Prosky, Rene Auberjonois, J. Robert Dietz, Ronny Cox, Bella Jarrett, Harry Bergman, George Ebeling, Tom Brannum, Tom Toner, Ray Reinhardt, Robert Van ... See more »

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Trivia:

His family home, a sprawling southern plantation called "Longwood", near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is located near an estate called "Oak Alley", which was featured in the Tom Cruise film Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994). Coincidentally, Cruise was one of his favorite actors. Longwood was also the guest home of Clark Gable and Yvonne DeCarlo for their stay in Louisiana while... See more »

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